[Python-ideas] Defining an easily installable "Recommended baseline package set"

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Oct 29 15:05:10 EDT 2017

On Sun, 29 Oct 2017 11:44:52 +0000
Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 29 October 2017 at 09:51, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > On Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:54:22 +1000
> > Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:  
> >> This means that
> >> if educators aren't teaching them, or redistributors aren't providing them,
> >> then they're actively doing their users a disservice  
> >
> > Which redistributors do not provide the requests library, for example?
> > regex is probably not as popular (mostly because re is good enough for
> > most purposes), but it still appears to be available from Ubuntu and
> > Anaconda.  
> I know it's not what you meant, but "the python.org installers" is the
> obvious answer here.

Well, I'm not sure what Nick meant by the word exactly, but "to
redistribute" means "to distribute again", so the word looked aimed
at third-party vendors of Python rather than python.org :-)



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